Assistant Director of Finance & Accounting

Compensation: Salary: $64,853-$97,280

General Description/Information

JOB SUMMARY: This position provides budget and finance management, assistance and support to the organization. The Assistant Director of Finance & Accounting works with the Sun Tran CFO and City of Tucson financial staff in the development of operating and capital budgets.

 QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent and a minimum experience of five years up to and including seven years. 


MAJOR FUNCTIONS:  Oversees day-to-day accounting activities and business operations in accordance with financial policies and procedures.  Manages month end and year end closing processes and ensure adjusting entries have been done in alignment with City of Tucson.  Provides monthly projections and provide support for the annual budget.  Develops and administers budgets by creating, preparing, and evaluating budget requests, analyzing operational and financial trends; projecting revenues and expenditures.  Coordinates budget changes with departments; conducting research on funding service levels; recommending funding and expenditure strategies; and submitting completed budgets to management.  Manages budgets by monitoring and evaluating expenditures and revenues; preparing financial and budgetary reports for review; compiling and analyzing both financial and operational data; develops organizational cost containment strategies.  Provides budgetary funding, revenue and expenditure strategies by communicating with CFO and staff to coordinate budget development and oversight. Providing analysis as necessary making recommendations; implementing policies or decisions; and maintaining financial and operational data for historical purposes.  Completes various accounting functions by analyzing and reconciling various general ledger accounts; providing assistance with month and year end closings; assisting in the tracking and reconciliation of fixed assets; preparing and submitting various reports; providing information as requested; attending special meetings; and completing special projects as assigned.

Additional Information

Benefits: Benefits include health care coverage for employees and dependents, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays and a 401k retirement plan. 

To Apply: Apply at 3910 N. Sun Tran Blvd., or download an application form from our website at and fax it to (520) 293-3348 or e-mail it to [email protected].